- Press Release
Jon Emmett has succeeded in guiding China’s Xu Lijia to a gold medal in the Laser Radial class in the London 2012 Olympic Games at Weymouth. Jon is the author of Be Your Own Sailing Coach and Be Your Own Tactics Coach – two books that teach dinghy sailors how they can maximise their own performance on the water. Both books and contain expert advice and hundreds of diagrams showing sailors how to get to the front of the fleet.
Jon Emmett is a world-class Laser Radial sailor. In 2008, he won the UK National Championships and the Radial Europa Cup series by winning events in Holland, Denmark, Austria and Germany. In 2009 Jon once again won the UK National Championships and the Radial Europa Cup series. In 2010 his key event is the Radial combined World and European Championship which will be sailed in Largs, Scotland. Jon coaches professionally, particularly in single-handed boats. He also acts as a professional yacht racing tactician.